how to organise your wedding

Canberra Registry Style Weddings Are Popular

Over my many years in the Canberra wedding industry, I have noticed the substantial increase in couples moving  away from large, expensive wedding ceremonies and seeking a Registry style marriage ceremony or a more relaxed intimate wedding ceremony.

This has been due to a number of factors, but cost and avoidance of all the hassle […]

Interesting facts about Canberra Weddings

One of the main wedding websites, Easy weddings has put out a document outlining some important and interesting information about the wedding industry in Australia.  Here are some interesting facts about couples getting married in Australia and Canberra:

The ACT has only 2% of all weddings in Australia
The average cost of a wedding […]

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Wedding couples hit with park use fees in Canberra

The National Capital Authority has quietly brought in some new fees for some of Canberra’s most popular outdoor wedding venues.  Sadly they didn’t do any public consultation and even worse, they haven’t advertised the changes that were introduced in July 2018.

Couples have been discovering the new fees when they have attempted to book a […]

By |November 22nd, 2018|Affordable wedding options in Canberra, Canberra Small Weddings, how to organise your wedding, small Canberra weddings, wedding planning|Comments Off on Wedding couples hit with park use fees in Canberra|

Canberra wedding location with a country feel

If you are looking for a great country venue close to Canberra then come out to the Gold Creek Station open night to be held this coming Thursday 16 August 2018 from 5 till 8pm.

I will be there with Michael from Canberra Small Weddings and we will be available to chat with brides and […]

Looking for a Canberra marriage celebrant for 2018?

Welcome to 2018!

An exciting and busy year ahead for weddings in and around Canberra.

If you just got engaged (congratulations!) or if you have been engaged for awhile and are planning to get married within the next 9 months or so, I strongly recommend booking ASAP.

From around the 14th January bookings start to flood in […]

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When can Gay and Lesbian couples get married in Australia?

Updated  – updated:

You can get married now!  See your celebrant as soon as you have a date in mind and complete a Notice of Intended marriage form.

So what should we do now?

I highly recommend that you commence your research on suppliers such as venues, celebrants and photographers and start to book in your wedding […]

Affordable Canberra Wedding Option

Well, it would be an understatement to say that times are tough.

Mortgages are high, and for many couples wanting to get married, the large dream wedding is quickly becoming that – just a dream.

Luckily for Canberra couples wanting to get married, there are a number of options available to have a fantastic wedding day […]

Small Wedding Specialist – 4 options to large expensive weddings

For many couples today, the idea of spending around $30,000 to $50,000 for the average Australian wedding is just crazy.

They have other priorities such as a mortgage, children, holidays or they simply can’t see the value in spending so much just on one day.

So, what are the options?

1:  Elope overseas- grab your partner and head […]

By |February 15th, 2017|Affordable wedding options in Canberra, how to organise your wedding, Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings, surprise weddings|Comments Off on Small Wedding Specialist – 4 options to large expensive weddings|

Can a friend marry us in Canberra?

Can we have a friend do our ceremony for us?  Yes, you sure can.

You can have a friend or relative perform most of the marriage ceremony however a registered civil celebrant will need to be present and ensure all the legal requirements are adhered too.

The Celebrant only has to  identify themselves and state their […]

By |February 4th, 2016|how to organise your wedding, Registry Office wedding Canberra, small Canberra weddings|Comments Off on Can a friend marry us in Canberra?|

Canberra Marriage Celebrant

Here is a photo of Nadia and Sam on their wedding day.  Photo supplied by Lisa Lois Photography

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